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Why I Turned My Passion Into My Work

About 8 years ago I decided to quit my corporate job. I had been working for 13 years and it was a big decision to make. I am an arts graduate and had started my career as a customer service agent with a telecom giant. Through the years, I worked hard and handled many job portfolios. Each one offered me great learning opportunities and helped me grow as a professional. The hunger to try something …

A Ploy That Changed My Life Forever!

Can A Lie Ever Be Welcome? Can Unconditional Love Overcome Barriers? It was the beginning of May 2007. I was excited and tired at the same time. We had finally decided to start construction of our dream home in a plot we had purchased. The ground breaking ceremony was held the previous week and yesterday, we were up all night at the site praying for the borewell to hit the water source. I was lazing …

My Best Friends Forever!

  Those of you who know me would know that one of the things I love most is reading. I can happily spend hours together curled up in a corner with my book. In fact, many schoolmates remember me spending most of my time in the library, while others were busy with sports. I dedicate today’s post to my best friends, who have been with me unfailingly for nearly 40 years – books! My family …

100 Years Of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot

Mon Dieu! The Man I Love Turned 100 Last Year!! The year 2020 was infamous for a lot of reasons. But equally, it gave us many reasons to be thankful and celebrate. One thing that happened but was not publicized much last year was Hercule Poirot turning 100. Yes….it was in October 1920 that the Queen Of Crime, Agatha Christie, first introduced the world to the phenomenon that is Monsieur Hercule Poirot. The first story …

A Page From My Diary –2021 Started On A Good Note!

Photo by Mel on Unsplash A New Year & A New Experience In My Journey As A Blogger! This year got off to a good start for me in terms of writing, creativity, and doing something new. One of the new things that I tried was to sign up for a blog train challenge – the #BlogaberryDazzle Season 1. This was my first ever blog train and I had quite a bit of fun participating. …

A Page From My Diary – 2020 Experiences

A Page From My 2020 DiaryExperiences Of Teaching Kannada Online Shall We Learn To Speak Kannada? Kannaḍa Mātanāḍalu Kaliyōṇave? The year 2020 can be called the mother of learning. Most of us have learnt something new – be it a skill, hobby, craft, language or even adapting to a new way of life. From the numerous courses offered online, I have upgraded my skills and knowledge. I freelance as a guest faculty at a college …

THE INSPIRING STORY OF KARIYA – A COMMUNITY PET WHO TAUGHT ME RESILIENCE

Many of us would have come across a common fixture in our locality – that of the Indian Mongrel. Sometimes referred to as “Strays” because they don’t belong to any one home, they are taken care of by a few animal-loving members of the neighborhood. We too had a community dog called Kariya, who we buried a year ago.  When I moved into the apartment complex in 2013, Kariya and his sister were prominent members …